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Calhoun County Cemeteries
In Alphabetical Order by Township
|Albion Township (Bryant)
- Section 17, Condit Road at 25 1/2 Mile Road,
Gardens - Section 4, 27 Mile Road, Albion
Babcock - Section 8,
D Drive South and 25 1/2 Mile Road, Albion
Riverside - Section
11, B Drive South and 28
Mile Road/M-99, Albion
South Albion (Albion
Township/Benham) - Section 36, J Drive South and
29 Mile Road, Albion
Unknown - Section 28,
J Drive South, Homer
Burr Oak -
Section 33, V Drive South, Athens|
Section 20, off 1 1/2 Mile Road, Athens
Athens - Section 4, M Drive South and 2 Mile Road,
North Athens Cemetery
Lucinda R. Crowell
Crowell, July 22, 1827-Feb. 7, 1901
Lucinda R., his wife, Feb. 22, 1831-June 2, 1883
||Theodore Crowell, Aug. 13,
1787-Sept. 18, 1862
|Henry DeBow Born Sept. 20,
1810, Died Dec. 7, 1884. Jane, his wife, Born July
8, 1829, Died Aug. 1, 1885
Elisha H. Fleisher
|Simeon Fleisher, 1814-1881
Mary, his wife, 1814-1899
Elisha H., their son, 1844-1894
||John Grodevent, Co. D, 32
Mich. Infantry, Spanish American War
Old Burg (Old
Athens) - Section 27, U Drive South, Athens
Old Burg Cemetery
Calvin F. Green, Co. H,
12th?, Michigan Infantry. Died Dec. 5, 1866,
AE 22 yrs, 9 m's.
||Willie, son of
M. T. & Emma O. Brown, died Mar. 6, 1871, Aged 2Y.
5M. & 18D. [plus illegible scripture]
||In Memory of
Jacob, son of Peter and Mary Ann Beisel, who died March
10, AD 1835, aged 20 years.
Section 9, O Drive South, east of 2 Mile Road,
grounds of Stimpson Cemetery
C. Cuyler, Died Dec. 29, 1860 aged 68 Y's., 7 M's, 25
D's. Susannah wife of C.G. Cuyler, died Feb. 15,
1861, aged 60 Y's. [illegible]
Elizabeth C. Putnam
|George C. Putnam died July
4, 1862, Aged 33 Yrs, 11 M's & 9 D's; Elizabeth C.
his wife, Late Wife Peter S. Putnam, died May 24, 1899,
Aged 68 Y'rs, 3 Mo's & 9 D's.
||Lucy A., betrothed wife of
R. H. Stimpson died June 30, 1864, AE 21 y's, 5 mo &
|Elizur S. 1847-1922, Amelia
Section 111, 4 1/2 Mile Road/M-66
Nathan Baker, born at
?, NY, Nov. 27, 1793. Died at Burlington, Mich. June
30, 1862 AE 68 yrs., 2 Mo. & 3 D's.
wife of John B. Hanson
Emily Jane, wife of
John B. Hanson. Born Dec. 30, 1846, Died Jan.
William McDonald died
May 28, 1892. Aged 75 Yrs.
Wife of J. T. Story
Mary, wife of J.T.
Story. Died Aug. 31, 1878, Aged 32 yrs [illegible
Judith E. Ware
Sylvester S. Ware
born May 1, 1827, died Jan. 23, 1883. Judith,
his wife, born Mar. 7, 1822, died Feb. 8, 1887.
Battle Creek Township and City/City of
Creek Memorial Park - Section 15, Columbia Road,
Section 27, 3 Mile Road at I-94, Battle Creek
Section 36, B Drive North, Battle Creek
- Section 2, Hubbard St., Battle Creek
Section 3, 3 Mile Road and Dickman Road,
Friends (Quaker/Fremont Park) - Section 6,
Fremont Street, Battle Creek. Removed to Oak Hill
Cemetery, Emmett Twp
Gardens (Stone Jug) - Section 16, 3 Mile Road,
15, W. Territorial Road, Battle Creek
- Section 32, Brydges Street, Battle Creek
- Section 10, M-37, Bedford
||Edwin H. Corwin, Drowned at
Spencerville, Ind. Marh. 29, 1868, AE 23 y'rs, 8 m's
& 27 d's
||Oliver Cowles died Apr. 28,
1854, Aged 67 Yrs. & 3 Months [illegible scripture]
|David Moreau Died Sept. 23,
1854, AE 57 Y'rs & 11 D's., Elizabeth F. His Wife
died June 29, 1868, AE 71 Y'rs, 3 M's & 29 D's.
Section 6, V Drive North, Bedford
- Section 26, W. Morgan Road, Battle Creek
Mariah E. Fiero
|Charles H. born Apr. 9,
1852, died Nov. 29, 1864; Mariah E. born Jan. 24, 1862,
died Nov. 9, 1864. Children of P.V. & J.E.
||Calvin Halladay, Co. E, 3
||Catharine Halladay, wife of
Harry Harmon, died Oct. 8, 1861, AE 46 Y'rs, 5 Mo. &
Prairie) - Section 8, N Drive South and 7 Mile
is but the casket that lieth here. The gem that
filled it sparkles yet. Passed Jan. 26th 1873;
from this beautiful world of ours to the glorious
spirit home. Libbie S., wife of W. D. Baker, AE
31 Yrs. & 4 M's. Death, the gate to life.
consort of Nathan Pettengill, died Oct 8 [possibly
18], 1842, aged 55 y'rs. [plus illegible
Pettengill, died Apr. 25, 1851. Aged 64 Years
& 15 Days.
and Polly (Wells) Reed
Our father &
mother. Sylvanus Reed died Oct 5, 1873 (sic,
1872) aged 88 Yrs & 10 M's. Polly died July
3, 1852 aged 69 Yrs. & 7 M's. And thus the
aged lie buried together.
Edward and Polly
Joy Underwood 1816-1890. Polly Reed, his wife
- Section 3, N Drive South and 9 1/2 Mile Road,
Township - Section 26, M-60, Burlington
Burlington - Section 25, near 11 Mile Road and M-60,
Section 33, Union City (also in Union Twp, Branch
Center - Section 15 and 22, Anderson Road and 28
Mile Road, Springpor|
on the Hill) - Section 35, between 28 and 28 1/2
(North Clarence) - Section 5, V Drive North and 26
Mile Road, Partello
Section 33, L Drive North
District No. 4) - Section 20, 26 Mile Road and R
Corners/Clarendon Center/East Clarendon) -
Section 26, T Drive South, Tekonsha
Section 28, V Drive South, Tekonsha
Prairie - Section 1, 23 Mile Road, Homer
Joseph's - Section 35, South county line and 22
Section 22, 15 Mile Roa
Section 25, N Drive North
Section 24, near 12 Mile Road, Ceresco
Floral Lawn Gate
Olivet Catholic - Section 7, 260 South Avenue,
Click on the hyperlink for photographs of Mt. Olivet posted
on the MIGenWeb tombstone photo project thanks to volunteer
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
and Edka Blazekovich
||Stone inscription is
written entirely in Polish.
||Edward S. Ball, born at
Boston, Mass., June 30, 1834, died at Battle Creek,
Mich., Jan. 1, 1893, aged 58 Yrs. 5 Mos.
- Sections 33 and 34, B Drive
Truman Allen, Lucretia Allen
John R. Allen, Eliza Allen
|(Two photos - one on each
side of same marker)
John R. 1822-1901; Eliza, His wife, 1828 - ___
||Died Feb. 17, 1860, Aged 73
William Newbre and
Catharine A. Cranson Newbre
M. Godfrey & Mary I. Douglas
|(Four photos, one of each
side of the same marker)
William Newbre, born at Byron, Genesee
Co., NY Aug. 13, 1817, died Aug. 15, 1895.
Catharine A. Cranson, his wife. Born at Cortland,
Cortland Co., NY Mar. 7, 1816, died Jan. 1, 1892 aged 75
Emily M. Godfrey, born in Sandstone,
Jackson Co., Mich. Oct. 2, 1842, died Nov. 13,
1897. Mary I. Douglass, daughter of Wm. &
Catherine A. Newbre, born Nov. 22, 1850 died Mar. 8,
Beneath lies the remains of Ila
Newbre, son of Elias & Submit Newbre, born Oct. 4,
1787 in Williamstown, Birkshire Co., Mass., died Jan.
22, 1871, AE 84 yrs, 3 ms & 18 ds.
Beneath lies the remains of Irene
Newbre, daughter of James Gibson, wife of Ila
Newbre. Born Sept. 7, 1796 in Norwich,
Chenango Co., NY, died Feb. 15, 1870, AE 74 yrs, 5 ms
& 8 ds.
Spaulding, Samantha Spaulding, Allen Spaulding, Albert
Spaulding, Rachael Spaulding, Leonard Spaulding,
Cathrine (sic?) Spaulding
||(Two photos, one on each
side of same marker)
York State Pioneers, 1836, Spaulding
Jacob, father, 1782-1840; Samantha, mother,
1797-1870. Children: Allen, 1860(sic?)-1886;
Albert, 1820-1897; Rachael; Leonard, 1824-1906; Cathrine,
of above Spaulding stone
||Spaulding, 1836 Pioneers
From Lisle, Broome Co., to Beadle Lake. Took 37
days by boat and ox team. Family and 50
descendents all buried in this cemetery.
Oak Hill -
Sections 7 and 8, 255 South Avenue,
Old Hill Cemetery
and Ellen White
and Ellen White Tombstone
Palmyra, ME Aug 4, 1821, Battle Creek, MI Aug 6, 1881,
Ellen G. White, Gorham, ME, Nov. 26, 1827, St. Helena
Cal, July 16, 1916.
- Section 14, 11 Mile Road, Battle Creek
||Sophia, wife of Elial
Barbour. Died Aprl 23, 1848, AE 65 years.
||Michael Spencer, Born Sept.
15, 1792, Died Oct. 10, 1855
||Erastus Marshall, born Nov.
11, 1802, died Jan. 14, 1884
||Sarah Mayo, Born Feb. 6,
1781, Died Aug. 24, 1842
Section 8, C Drive South, Marshall
- Section 32, 13 Mile Road, Tekonsha
Lyon Lake -
Section 24, 17 Mile Road and G Drive South,
Section 6, M Drive South, Hom
Section 13, R Drive South, Homer
- Section 3, V Drive North, Olivet
Section 12, off 23 Mile Road, Partello
- Section 36, 24 Mile Road and L Drive North,
Leroy) - Section 35, 5 Mile Road, East Leroy|
- Section 2, 5 Mile Road, Sonoma
Congregational - Section 28s and 29, H Drive
- Section 7, C Drive South, Sonoma
County Poor Farm - Section 19, 18 1/2 Mile Road, Marshal
Section 17, G Drive North, Marengo
Memorial (Layer's/Alavengo) - Section 27,
Michigan Avenue, Marengo
Village - Section 25, 23 Mile Road north of B
Drive North, Marengo
Marengo - Section 27, Michigan Avenue, Marengo
Section 17, 19 Mile Road
- Section 19 and 30, Partello Road, Marshall
Section 17 and 18, 19 Mile Road, Marshall
Section 10, J Drive North, Marshall
Section 36, between Homer and Division, Marshall
Chauncey and Emily (Butler) Brewer
Pioneers of 1836.
Chauncey M. Brewer born at Oneonta N.Y. Oct 11, 1814,
died Aug 20, 1889. Emily L. Butler, born at
Deposit N.Y. Feb 5 1819, died Oct 29, 1987.
Didamia M. Chisholm
Mary Hewitt Chisholm
|Thomas Chisholm, born in
Melrose, Scotland. Died Jan. 1, 1877 AE 69 Y'rs. Didamia
M. his wife. Died June 17, 1838 AE 28 Y'rs. Mary
A. Hewitt, wife of
Thomas Chisholm. Born Nov. 27 1820, Died Dec. 8, 1894.
Seymour W. Davis
||Serg't Seymour W. Davis
died Oct. 30, 1862
AE 20 Y'rs, 11 M's, & 22 D's.
||Catherine A. Howard, A2C US
Air Force, Korea
Mar 14, 1935 - Aug. 14, 1990. The only woman
buried in the military plot at Oakridge.
||Pvt. 2 Regt NY
Arty, War of 1812, Jun 25 1871
Capt. George H. Powers
Capt. Geo. H. Powers,
Died May 13, 1878. Aged 52 years. God is Love.
|In memory of
William Rimes, father of Adam Rimes. Born in
Huntington, Shire, England. Emigrated in 1837,
Died at Marshall Apr. 19, 1867, AE 95. The Lord
giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the
name of the Lord.
Joseph M. Sibley
Joseph M. Sibley, born
Dec. 13, 1831, died June 4, 1893, wife Johanna Sibley,
born 1837, died 1908.
Stuart. Beloved husband of Jessie Julia
Church. Born in Marshall, Michigan Nov. 28,
1863. His home until his advancement on Aug. 2,
Jessie Church Stuart
Jessie Julia Church, wife
of Frank A. Stuart. Born in Marshall, Michigan July 12,
1871, died April 25, 1956.
Lieut. George A. Woodruff
(Michigan Historic Site Marker)
Lieutenant George A.
Woodruff (1840-1963) graduated from West Point in only
three years because of the start of the Civil War.
Young Woodruff served valiantly in the battles of the
Army of the Potomac. At Gettysburg he was mortally
wounded while defending the center of the Union line
with his 1st United States Field Artillery (Battery I)
against Confederate General George Pickett's
charge on July 3, 1863. Lingering through the
night, George A. Woodruff died the following day.
Township - Section 16, F Drive South, East Leroy
Section 16, 9 Mile Road/M-66, Battle Creek
Hicks Cemetery Gate
|Erles Barnet Kresge
Beulah Puffer Kresge
|Kresge; Erles Barnet, Born
Oct. 7, 1875 Monroe Co., PA, Died Nov. 2, 1933,
Birmingham, Mich. Beulah Puffer, Born Dec. 6, 1885
Calhoun Co. Mich., Died Nov. 18, 1976 Cheboygan, Mich.
||George McKenzie, 1875-1923,
plus others (see next group)
|Jessie - 1885-1952
Mary - 1853-1927
Alexander - 1848-1897
and Dennis Spalsbury
Spalsbury 1920 - 1992
Dennis Spalsbury 1952 - 1999
Section 21, off E Drive North, Albio
- Section 12, near H Drive North and 23 Mile Road
Section 11, 17 Mile Road, Tekonsha
Section 26, V Drive South, Tekonsha
Section 29, Jackson Road, Tekonsha